Malloy names state education commissioner
Last Friday, Gov. Dannel Malloy confirmed the appointment of interim education commissioner Dianna Wentzell to a permanent position heading the Department of Education.
City may increase health director salary
Since Mayor Toni Harp began her tenure, the post of city health director has been unfilled. But the city’s budget proposal for fiscal year 2016, currently before the Board of Alders, might change that.
YLS conference invites policing discussion
Even though Ferguson, Missouri is over 1,000 miles away from New Haven, the events that occurred there continue to be part of academic and community discussion in the Elm City.
Harp discusses city vision with NAACP
Mayor Toni Harp addressed a room full of community leaders and members of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People about her vision for New Haven and the progress her administration is making in its effort to improve community life.
Alders finalize HUD grant allocations
Low-income residents and families could soon see more housing options, thanks to decisions made at the Board of Alders’ joint community development and human services committee Thursday evening.
City app developer adopts Google technology
New Haven app developer MEA Mobile announced this week that its app has been chosen to use Google Wallet Instant Buy integration, a virtual payment system for smartphones.
Parents of kidnapped students visit Yale
In September, 43 students at a rural college in Guerrero, Mexico, disappeared. Seven months later, the parents of some of these students are making a three-day stop in the Elm City.
Alders discuss police, fire department budgets
As the Board of Alders moved toward approving a budget for the coming fiscal year at a Wednesday night Finance Committee meeting, overtime costs and hiring levels at the police and fire departments rose to the forefront of discussion.
UCLA study commends CT open choice policy
Together with its neighboring states, Connecticut is at the forefront of addressing issues of economic and racial inequality in public school classrooms, according to the findings of a recent report.